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katie: you can go to our website for updated information on resources available for sandy victims and steve buscemi's friends for firefighters continues to provide support to families. you can go to katiecouric.com to see how you can help. up next they proudly served our country and now they are on a new mission. meet the veterans using their military skills to help those in need when disaster strikes. hat is right after this. >> up next -- katie: thank goodness for you guys really stepping up to the plate. >> and later the truth about all of this extreme weather. katie: welcome back. in her wake sandy left what looked like a war zone behind. who tackled this crisis more than the nation's veterans. how many know of a group called team rubicon. a lot of people. for the viewers at home i hope you never get a chance to meet them. if you do you will never forget them. it all started with an urge to help. co-founders and marine veterans knew they could do just that. they left for haiti after the earthquake in 2010 and soon realized the impact that they could have. so they sent out a ca
, super storm sandy made landfall in my part of the united states. its impact up and down the east coast were devastating and heartbreaking. new york, new jersey, parts of new england were hit particularly hard. in delaware, we did not experience the level of devastation that was inflicted on our neighbors to the north and to the east, but our state did receive significant damage. in total, there were over 200 detectives attributed to superstorm sandy. today we remem remember the lives lost and those forever impacted by this storm. as i travel through delaware during and after the storm i saw some of the massive impacts of that storm firsthand. but i saw something else as well. i saw people from all walks of life pulling together, helping one another and taking care of their neighbors. the impacts of that superstorm are still fresh in my mind today as we continue to rebuild. in delaware, new jersey, in new york, and other places up the east coast. but not only are the impacts of the superstorm still fresh in my mind, something else is as well and that is this: the extraordinary efforts o
over nsa spying on foreign leaders. will the white house dump the program? >>> and sandy, one year later. new jersey governor chris christie answers victims who claim they are forgotten. >> but we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> obviously, you're going to want to know exactly what the president knew and when he knew it. >> the white house under fire for nsa spy secrets. >> president obama saying that he was not aware until recently of spying on heads of state. >> but the "los angeles times" reports the white house signed off on the program. but the president did not know that raises serious questions. >> i've been imprisoned by allegiant airlines or over eight hours. >> passenger aboard the allegiant 1032 had to be on three different flights because of mechanical problems at oakland international airport. >> yes, ma'am. >>> the white house acknowledging there are some individual existing health care plans that do not qualify for obama care. >> what is the political fallout when the other guys committing su
today to mark one year since superstorm sandy first came ashore in new jersey killing 71 people in that state. 346,000 homes were damaged or destroyed. 26,000 people are still out of their homes. >> our conversation with new jersey governor chris christie permitting he was the face of disaster response but we begin with elaine quijano in seaside heights, new jersey. elaine, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie and norah and viewers in the west. sandy was the biggest and fiercest storm ever to hit new jersey, costing the state nearly $40 billion in damage. recovery has been slow and for many it's far from over. when superstorm sandy slammed ashore last october, more than 100 miles of new jersey's coastline bore the brunt of it. communities split in half homes crushed, others simply washed away. in seaside heights the same boardwalk and heart of the shore town's economy took a pounding. >> this is our lives, how we feed our family, support ourselves. >> reporter: mike carbone had to completely rebuild the first and second floors of his restaurant aft
of eavesdropping, and i don't think they can, it ought to end right now. >> hurricane sandy, a history making event coming ashore and changing the map of the coastline in some places. >> the comeback coast. one year ago today millions were bracing for the impact of hurricane sandy. it was the superstorm strong enough to carve out a new shoreline, bring a presidential campaign to a halt and test resilience of communities across the east coast. >> you can see the water up to my knees, more importantly, a record storm surge here in new york city. >> it's been an all day battle between mother nature in the form of hurricane sandy. >>> good day. i'm andrea mitchell in washington. at this time last year sandy was a category one hurricane still hours away from making landfall in new jersey. as the storm gains strength, residents up and down the eastern seaboard were bracing for impact. some of the communities devastate add year ago are still reeling a year later. nbc's al roker was on the jersey shore when sandy hit and has an update on the still ongoing recovery. >> sandy slammed ashore one year ago, new
superstorm sandy. >> what a year. >>> good morning. welcome to "early start." i'm john berman. >> i'm zoraida sambolin. it is 5:00 a.m. in the east. >>> so many people perplexed this morning is it really possible the u.s. was eavesdropping on ally world leaders for years and president obama didn't know? no one told him? phone conversations from u.s. friends like german chancellor angela merkel. the administration insists the president did not know. now he is ordering a full review of the nsa surveillance operations and the foreign relations fallout. here is more from our chief national security correspondent jim sciutto. >> reporter: president obama would not confirm the nsa was spying on the phone calls of u.s. allies like germany's chancellor angela merkel. >> the national security operations generally have one purpose and that is to make sure that the american people are safe. i'm making a review to make sure what they are able to do doesn't necessarily mean what they should be doing. >> reporter: senior administration officials tell cnn president obama did not know about the nsa surveilla
today. >> super storm sandy a year later. we will see how the worst natural disasters in new jersey is being remembered. >> the top questions congress have in a few hours for the administration official at the center of the troubled obamacare [s[man] no one told her,right?a. [son]hi! [mom screams] >>> a year ago today, super storm sandy slammed into the eastern seaboard changing the lives of millions washing homes into the ocean and left neighborhoods underwater. the recovery effort has been ongoing since. we take you to new jersey. >> good morning, kristen. they are still rebuilding at this beach. the boardwalk is new and the sand has been raised to protect the residents. a lost signs of progress but there is still a lot of work to do. a year after super storm sandy's fury along the east coast, signs of recovery. ellis i'll left in the dark if -- for months, re-open. the seaport is back open for business after 85 percent of the businesses were shut. in long beach, a new 2.2-mile ford walk that is supposed to withstand the next storm. >> we have made great problem but that means not
and the new jersey area took a beating from superstorm sandy last year. >> and as we hear the report, it took 364 days since that storm for ellis island to reopen to the public. >> reporter: boats filled with tourists returned to ellis island for the first time since superstorm sandy slammed the historic site last october. jace and lisa chenko came from cleveland. >> my father passed away about a month ago. it's kind of nice to trace the roots about where he came through and see where he first stepped foot on this country. >> reporter: vincent courtier brought his daughters from france. >> it's a big part of new york. >> reporter: rob lure brings groups of students from wales every year. >> last year the children of gutted they couldn't see it. it's great to bring these guys today. >> reporter: ellis island and liberty island needed about $77 million in repairs after the storm sent a wall of water slamming into the new york harbor. the national landmark was flooded left without power for months. here in registry hall as many as 5,000 immigrants entered the u.s. every day. now about that m
, and super storm sandy, a year later. >> one by one world leaders and u.s. allies are learning the nsa has been spying on them. and the latest is staunch u.s. ally and the german chancellor angela merkel. her reaction she has dispatched her top spy chiefs to washington. this comes as an european delegation visits the u.s. >> reporter: the white house said it was unwilling to talk abou--to--contra-ducts reports n german newspapers that not only did president obama know about the surveillance, he fast tracked any information gleaned from angela merkel's surveillance to the white house. >> the president, i think in all he has said about this issue, not just sense the disclosures, but even before them reflects his commitment to insuring that we do everything we have to do within the law to keep america safe, to keep americans safe, and keep our allies safe, and that we do so in a way that reflects the need to find a balance, and to recognize the sincere security--rather privacy concerns that americans have and others have around the world. >> reporter: for the european delegation that has just
. >>>. >>> our special series surviving sandy one year later. loopholes and flood insurance making it tough for families to rebuild. that's tomorrow morning at 7am on al jazeera america. >> hello, welcome back. tonight it's going to be a very dangerous night for some people. we are looking at freezing rain that is falling in some parts of the northern plains. i'm going go up a little closer and you can see how the storm is evolving. the storm came out of the pacific. you can see the circulation here across nevada. it's more than nevada and california, it's to the northern plains. where you see the blue is snow. where you see the pipping is -- pink is freezing rain. it's the dangerous precipitation that can fall, because it comes as rain and freezes on contact to the roads. if it is cold enough. actually, we do now have freezing rain advisories in parts of south dakota - sorry, wyoming as well as into nebraska. dangerous if you are driving. hopefully by tomorrow morning when the sun comes up it will not be a problem, but you can see it - that the rest of the western states are dealing with w
in prison. >>> it has been one year since super storm sandy barreled through maryland and up the east coast, causing billions of dollars in damage and killing dozens of people along the way. as marlie hall reports for wjz, the effects of sandy are still being felt, every day. >> it's sand. but i see something. >> reporter: it's been a long haul for marie lopresty. a year after she lost her husband, she lost her home, when super storm sandy slammed into breezy point, new york. >> i have a lot of memories from my husband that i wanted to keep. they're all gone. >> reporter: sandy delivered a direct blow to new york city and the jersey shore, destroying communities, flooding the new york transit system, and tossing a roller coaster into the ocean. all 2800 home negligence breezy point suffered some damage. about half of those families are still not back in. richard resner considers himself lucky. he was flooded out, but his ocean front home is still standing. >> there's not a day you don't talk about it, think about it, a lot of sleepless nights. >> he spent $150,000, fixing his gutted house.
a year after super storm sandy devastated the east coast. >> plus, the story that we were talking about, the bra that tweets an important message to women when it becomes unhooked >>> covering daly city, dublin, los gatos, and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> there are reports of another fiery crash involving the tesla model s electric sedan which reportedly went up in names ambassador crashing through a concrete wall this mexico. another one caught fire after hitting road debris to washington state early this month. federal officials are not investigating either of the cases because there is no indication that the first was caused by safety defects. the agency does not investigate accidents outside the united states. aan analyst believes that electric cars are the secret to a profitable future for apple. in a letter to the apple c.e.o. an analyst says that the technical giant should take a close look at the auto sector. if apple were to buy bay area based tesla they would give apple revenue growth that is not sustainable from smart devices. >>> sandy survivors are celebrating th
is a big day, the anniversary of hurricane sandy. we have indra petersons, she's down in a place that became the face of devastation, seaside heights, new jersey. indra, good to have you there today. >> thank you, chris. it really is hard to believe it has already been a year since superstorm sandy really impacted the region. i'm actually standing in front of where the jetstar roller coaster used to be. if you look over my shoulder, there was nothing there. it was torn down in may. we have signs of progress. you can see, we're right in front of the casino pier. 90% of the businesses here on the boardwalk are open. they're hoping to have more open by next summer. we'll give you a deeper look into sandy coming up in a bit. i want to talk about a storm system impacting today. that storm system could bring as much as 10 inches into portions of wyoming and colorado, heavy winds, winter storm warnings in effect in that region. the reason this is so significant, you have that cold air clashing with the warm air into the south. so with that, the jet stream going right over that panhandle
. >> it is the spur for all of this. >> reporter: sandy hook elementary school shooting that took the lives of 20 1st graders and 6 adults. think national, act local campaign promoted by the mayor, a retired fire captain. >> we hear it every day. young adults finding weapons in their homes and going somewhere, to school or -- just this past week we had two shootings in schools involving teachers and that, it has to stop. >> reporter: they put the measure on the ballot and private donations. volunteers do all of the rest. >> two of the public schoolteachers have been killed, by their students. i had a student who picked up a gun laying around and killed his sister. >> gun measures worry them. >> there is a fear, once you start breaking ground you will lose more than you expected. >> reporter: chris chamber says licensed gun dealer in sunnyville. >> if sunnyville is the only place that has these measures i know my customers they will go to the next town and buy ammunition, they don't want people looking at what they are doing and punching. >> reporter: they are working on ways to prevent sales from
of sandy reclaim some of their precious belongings >> the ambitious project completed in turkey to expect two continents under water. -- to connect two continents under water. >> no apologies, no excuses from the top spy chiefs. the head of the national intelligence told house intelligence committee that phone taps on foreign citizens are not true. the nsa would rather take the beating in the media than give up a program protecting americans from terrorists. >> top chiefs say the agency did nothing illegal, and part of the problem is leaked documents. they reveal rare details of america's surveillance techniques. >> vigorously defending the job agencies do to keep america and allies safe. >> there's not been a mass casualty in the u.s. since 2001. that is not by luck. they didn't stop hating us they didn't say that they were going just forgive this. they continued to try. >> the work of the national security agency is under fire because of revelations by former nsa analyst edward snowden. documents he leaked revealed the nsa has been collecting phone calls and text mess inls of millions o
this morning -- one year later. a look back at the destruction and recovery after superstorm sandy. >>> bold and brazen. a little girl snatched from her bedroom in the early morning hours. how the victim's bravery likely saved her life. >>> one man proves that lightning really can strike twice. >> i was on my knees. it hit me again. >> this morning, he's telling a remarkable survival story. >>> and no fear. a man rides what could be the biggest wave ever surfed. >>> good tuesday morning, everyone. we begin a full year of recovery after the storm. >> sandy slammed into the eastern seaboard one year ago today. affecting the lives of millions of people. >> take a look at these before and after pictures. this one shows a battered road in seaside heights, new jersey. a different scene a year ago. >> and this one, one of the more iconic images, a rollercoaster in the atlantic. that ride, now gone. >> the sand filled the streets of cape may, new jersey. you can see it nearly came to the top of that street sign. >> and damaged homes, including these at ortley beach. that's where abc's tahman bradley
and a year after hurricane sandy an american landmark reopens to the public. and make it real. all next week america tonight investigates the campus rape crisis. >> serial rape is the norm on college campuses. >> i know that when i did report, i was blamed. >> then this friday at nine eastern, we open up the conversation in a live town-hall event. sex crimes on campus, a special week of coverage and live town-hall on america tonight nine eastern. only on al jazeera america. >>> we need to figure out why this kind of massive activity is happening and what kind of trust needs to be rebuilt. in the end, we are fighting a battle of security, we need to get that balance right. and we are concerned, too, about security and, we made that very clear. but also there needs to be a balance struck with the prior seu of citizens. >> claude spent the day meeting with members of congress and white house aids, he's the head of the european delegation sent to washington to discuss reports that the nsa has been eads dropping on world leaders and joins us now from washington. it got to have you on the program.
. >> a year ar sandy -- after sandy, only 5 billion spend. meet company that says that is stupid. it took matters in its own hand, and chose the right way to hadn't a hand. >> just a few weeks to mix this health care web site. meet former office depot chief who knows tech, and knows it is not even happening, not even close, saying they should just junk it. and start over. >> the news on prices on the show that is priceless. and on the money, starting now. neil: cracking down or just crack? i am neil cavuto, the more i like at this jpmorgan chase fine, the more i believe it not fine. turning jamie dimon into velcro, and hoping all meltdown sins stick to him or him and his banking buddies but not the government who strong armed them. and now the guys who did their bidding are those getting the beating, and the only ones, no matter when you think of banks, and whether they can or should pay the huge finds, ask yourself, where are fannie's finds? how is the government lender now gets money from j.p. morgan potentially for problem is created. then there is bernie madoff. never mind that regula
the president knew about the operation. also tonight, a year after sandy, people who need help rebuilding say they are being left high and dry. >>> later look out for these two, they stepped into the shower and literally climbed out of jail. we'll update you on the remarkable escape and the ongoing manhunt. >>> first up the spying scandal and the obama care mess. on many occasions and many subjects the president has tried to project an image of hands on leadership and personal accountability. >> the buck will stop with me. the buck will stop with me. >> the buck stops with me. i'm the president. and the buck stops with me. the buck stops with me. ultimately, the buck stops with me. >> tonight, though, where precisely the buck stops is somewhat less than clear. when it comes to the nsa phone spying on angela merkel and other world leaders, the "wall street journal" reports president claims not to have known about it until last summer. another official tells us he was briefed on the details of what the nsa was doing. and late today the democrat senator, dianne feinstein, weighed in with this. a
a somber anniversary. one year ago superstorm sandy slammed ashore. hundreds of people in new york and new jersey homeless still. insurance payments have been averaging $55,000 a family. that $60 billion relief package passed in january cannot come soon enough. >>> millions of people across europe are trying to come to grips with widespread damage left by one of the worst storms in years. deadly winds and rain left hundreds of thousands of people in the dark. >> reporter: the storm named saint jude has left a devastating mark with more than a dozen killed. the heart of london a crane buckling under the wind, collapsing. think the building below evacuated. the deputy prime minister forced to call off a news conference. hundreds of trees uprooted, blocking roads and railway tracks. the gas lines of this home exploding. the storm marched in to northern europe. tossing trucks and snarling trains in the netherlands. in germany the audubon closed. the winds reaching 120 miles an hour in denmark. the storm devastated homes and ripped down power lines leaving more than half a million people withou
the ammunition sales. >> it is the spur for all of this. >> reporter: that is the sandy hook elementary shooting spree by a 20-year-old that took the lives of 20 1st graders and 6 adults. >> for this community. a think national local campaign. promoted by the mayor, retired fire captain. >> we hear it every day. young adults finding gun in their homes and going to a school and just this past week we had two shootings at schools that involved teachers and stuff like that. it has to stop. >> reporter: the city council put a measure on the ballot. volunteers do all of the rest. >> public schoolteachers, two of them have been killed by their students this past week. and years ago i had a student pick up a gun lying around and killed his sister. >> reporter: gun measures, safety measures worry advocates. >> there is a slippery slope. once you get it you will lose more than expected. >> reporter: chris chambers is a licensed gun dealer. >> if that their is the only place with these measures i know my customers they will go over to the next town to buy ammunition. they don't want people looking at w
hurricane sandy. >>> and a gun control campaign in the area. what one city want to do to keep kids safe. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, over the weekend. ten-year old "troy pack" ans 7-year old sister alana ---e struck by a car in danville years ago. the driver, a 45- year old nanny, had tak prescription drugs and alco she was convicted of second-degree murder... and is serving a 30-year prison term. a boardwalk damaged in hurre sandy has just re-opened to public. tomorrow will be the one-ye anniversary of the storm. t rebuilt, two-mile long boark in long beach, new york... made of sustainable hardwoo concrete and other structur sound materials. it's supposed to endure the brun >>> made of sustainable hardwood, concrete, supposed to endure the brunt of any future storms. chuck schumer on hand for ribbon cutting. >>> sixteen minutes before 5:00 on this early monday morning. look who's popped up to left. winds were the big story. national weather service never posted wind advisories yesterday morning at least, and then all of the sudden, hit by a news flash last night. >> doing weather yesterday morning.
sandy with a state- wide prayer service in newark. exactly one year ago, superstorm sandy barreled into the northeast causing $60 billion in damage. the second most costly in history. many coastal towns in new york and new jersey will be holding candle light vigils tonight. >>> well, halloween all about ghosts and goblins, but it is the economy that's spooking people this year. on the consumer watch, julie watts explains why spending is down and what it's going to mean for the holiday. >> wear wolves, sexy pirates, there are plenty of costumes to choose from. there just aren't as many customers in line as there were this time last year. >> come back see us again. happy halloween. >> michael ellis say missof the customers they do have are spending less recycling old costumes. >> this year we have let more people than last year. people looking for a wig or particular makeup. redoing the costumes they had last year so delay need accessories to make it new. >> the national retail federation estimates americans will spend about a billion dollars less that year. >> consumers are not in a
anniversary of sandy. >> this is the highest i've seen the tide up in my lifetime. >> we went back here a half hour ago. and had to turn around. >> reporter: the super storm hit the state with record- breaking winds and snow. >> what they are very worried about here is the storm surge. they're worried about water. they're worried about flooding. >> reporter: 11 marylanders killed with some $47 million in damage. >> we've provided homes. and we've rebuilt homes for people. >> reporter: one year later, $19 million is going to to maryland towns hit the hardest. >> the money will be coming to the federal government. and it will be coming to the lower shore. the money will be distributed on the basis of need. >> reporter: the money goes toward the reconstruction of homes, businesses and their economy. >> it was devastating. the entire town was flooded. and when i say the entire town, i mean, the entire town. everything was flooded. >> reporter: in chrisfield, coffins floated out of graves. residents were rushed to shelter, the town docks swept away. >> that's where our commerce, our baked commerce
the operation and if he didn't know, why not? also today, a year after sandy people who need help rebuilding say they're being left high and dry a year later. look at these two, they stepped out of the shower and literally climbed out of jail, we'll update you on the escape and the ongoing manhunt. >>> first, more on the obama care website mess, what did the president know if anything, what does it say about how he governs? on many subjects, he is trying to project the image of leadership and personal accountability. >> the buck will stop with me. >> the buck stops with me. >> the buck stops with me. i'm the president and the buck stops with me. >> the buck stops with me, ultimately the buck stops with me. >> tonight, though, where precisely the buck stops is somewhat less than clear. when it comes to the long-standing phone scandal on german chancellor angela merkel, the white house claims they did not know about it. a senior official backs it up. another official says he was briefed on what the details of the nsa were doing, even if he didn't know the phone was tapped. and dianne feinstein wei
for a grilling on capitol hill today. >>> stronger than the storm. how much has changed one year after sandy? >> a lot of people are going to look at this and say a year later no progress. >> this morning the rebuilding, the lessons learned, and new jersey's governor chris christie joins us live. >>> and soche on the plaza. america's best are here as we count down 100 days to the winter olympic games today, count down 100 days to the winter olympic games today, tuesday, october 29th, 2013. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a tuesday morning. i'm savannah guthrie. >> i'm matt lauer. along side -- al, i'm thinking back to a year ago today, and you were talking about those competing european models and the united states model. the european model won out, and people up and down the east coast lost. >> that's right. we were talking about it almost a week ahead of time, and the worst happened. of course, it could have been a lot worse. we
a year after storm sandy and also a flu epidemic season starting again.again >> tis the season.a chill in the air.and a new flu warning.as cases steadily climb in the u-s. the centers for disease control is urging parents to get your kids vaccinated for the flu, even if they're otherwise healthy. a new report found that nearly half of kids who died from flu complications had no other medical conditions or risk factors for complications. researchers say about 830 children died from flu- related complications between 2004 and 2012. the c-d-c says children should start getting yearly flu shots at six months old. and google's flu tracker indicates cases have been on the rise the past couple of months. their map shows people are searching for flu information at moderate levels in several southern states.from florida to new mexico. illinois, minnesota all moderate.nevada also moderate. california.and the majority of states have low flu activity. >> catherine: still ahead. chris brown id in trouble with the law - again. that he's accused of - that could mean jail time. then - penn state agree
of superstorm sandy. today new jersey governor chris christie responded to critics who charged the pace of recovery is too slow. he blamed the federal government. christie told the associated press, quote, to the victims i would say you're right i think is too slow. and i wish the federal government would allow us the flexibility to get you the aid more quickly. sandy also slammed new york city where plenty of rebuilding still needs to be done. especially neighborhoods barely above sea level. terrell brown tonight takes a look at lessons learned. >> reporter: last october superstorm sandy swept joe courtney's home off its foundation. though he knew it would be expensive to repair, he had no intention of leaving new york's rockaway beach. >> there was not a question of whether we were going to rebuild or not. this is where i grew up. this is where my wife grew up. and this is where our lives are. >> reporter: his new home will be higher with a 14 foot concrete foundation. flood vents will allow high water to pass through. >> going upstairs in the attic there in that dormer. hot water hea
from our team on the ground there in colorado. also, it is a year since super storm sandy struck the tri-state area. we are out in force this morning in the hardest hit areas with all the details on recovery that is continuing. we sudden nut thing it is done. we will see the scars that remain today and the progress that has been made. we will hear from new jersey governor chris christie on the one-year anniversary of that storm. the latest: a shocker, so i am told, "dancing with the stars" and of new jersey shore locked good. melissa gilbert is joining us. it was phenomenal to meet you in person for the best of causes, you were at the special event and it was wonderful to be able to spend some time with you and shake your hands. i had a wonderful time, i hope you did, too. >> we feel the same about you and the organization so inspired by the kids we met. just great. great. >> it was great. >> all right, buddy, good to see you this morning. awe will continue at 6:30 with the top stories. >> including the early winter weather hitting the mountains and the problems it is create crea
of superstorm sandy. today, we remember those who lost their lives during this catastrophe and salute those who continue the rebuilding efforts. one year ago, sandy ravaged the east coast, producing devastating floods and widespread power outages, disrupting cellular phone networks and transit networks. as a whole, the renal suffered over $65 billion in economic losses. families lost their homes, their precious momentos and reminders of their daily lives. communities lost their businesses and tragically, some individuals lost their lives. while the east coast was a primary victim of sandy, extreme weather knows no boundaries. other communities around our country are not immune from suffering the same fate. floods, hurricanes, wildfires and droughts are becoming all too common, all too intense and all too costly. these events will continue to wreak economic havoc and uproot families unless we take meaningful action to address climate change. in california, climate change is increasing the frequency of extreme heat and prolonged drought, placing millions of californians at greater risk of public
the operation. also tonight, a year after sandy, people who need help rebuilding say they are being left high and dry. >>> later look out for these two, they stepped into the shower and climbed out of jail. we'll update you on the escape and manhunt. >>> first up the spying scandal and the obama care mess. on many occasions and many subjects the president has tried to project an image of hands on leadership and personal accountability. >> the buck will stop with me. >> the buck stops with me. >> the buck stops with me. >> i'm the president. and the buck stops with me. >> the buck stops with me. >> ultimately the buck stops with me. >> tonight, though, where precisely the buck stops is somewhat less than clear. when it comes to the nsa phone spying on angela merkel and other world leaders, the president claims not to have known about it until last summer. another official tells us he was briefed on the details of what the nsa was doing. and late today, dianne feinstein weighed in with this. and i'm quoting now, "it is my understanding that president obama was not aware chancellor merkel's comm
since new york's historic ellis island was closed because of hurricane sandy. >> and reporter jareka down can said the island is reopening to tourists about an hour from now. >> reporter: for the first time in a year, parts of ellis island are back open to the public. starting this morning, tourists can once again travel by boat to the historic island known for welcoming millions of immigrants into the united states. this group of women from europe visited the statue of liberty sunday, plans to visit ellis island today. >> must have been emotional, must have been scary, exciting. would just like to see it. . >> reporter: a year ago super storm sandy swamped the island with 8 feet of water. the storm destroyed broilers, electrical systems. the water washed through the immigration museum. crews moved more than 1 million photographs and arty facts in maryland. the national park service, which runs ellis island said they're still restoring the properties; but for now visitors will be able to tour the main floor and the great hall of the museum, the area once crowded with immigrants. th
the anniversary of super storm sandy. the storm killed at least 181 people and the rebuilding continues to this day. >> we have a few clouds looking to the east tracking showers on live doppler 7 hd. i will show you where and how they will affect today plus an update on the halloween forecast coming up in the seven-day forecast. >> seven, this tuesday morning, traffic is light at the bay bridge toll plaza. we are just following the overnight road work in the lanes that have yet to be picked up. >> sue, thanks. police in orlando say a cell phone saved a gas station clerk from a robber's bullet. here is the shattered cell phone. the clerk had in idea the bullet him the cell phone physical he -- until he pulled it to his pocket. it was an attempted robbery. >> your friends on facebook may be posting pictures of giraffes having to do with a riddle. if you get the riddle wrong you is to change your profile to a giraffe: it is 3:00 a.m., the door rips, you wake up and unexpected visitors, your parents, there for breakfast. you have strawberry jam, honey, wine, bread and cheese. what is the fi
. >> it was to days before halloween last year when s. storm sandy slammed into the northeast and became the second most destructive storm in the history of this nation. so how is the region doing exactly a year late center you don't hear that much about it from sea to shining do. but we do hear in the anymore. it's our creep, our hugo -- it's our katrina, our hugo, our andrew, and it's serious problem to this day. a live report from one of the hardest hit towns also fox news covers your world. we'll be right back. >> it's been exactly one year since superstorm sandy slammed into the east coast of the country, causing an estimated -- get this -- $65 billion in damage. that makes it the second costliest weather disaster, after hurricane katrina in the history of the nation, and while many hears have come a long way, recovery is far from over. the storm need hundreds of miles of coastlines, cut off power to how much thousands thousands of, wiped out communities, forcing thousands of folks into shelters for sometimes weeks or months, and long lines formed at the few stations with both electricity and
raced to help the victims of hurricane sandy, and now he run in the new york marathon. and saying goodbye to the second american to orbit the earth. you are watching al jazeera america. i'll be right back. >>> welcome back. healthcare.gov is offline for maintenance tonight. technicians are spending 12 hours on repairs. the site has been racked with problems, keeping people buying insurance under the affordable care act. people can still sign up over the phone. it will be back tomorrow at nine. >> honda is recalling 400,000 mini vans. software problems could lead to sudden braking in 2007/2008 odyssey vans. a replacement part will not be available until next year. instructions will be mailed to owners. >> in two hours the new york city marathon will get underway. a lot of people are eager to get back in the race. superstorm sandy cancelled the marathon, and for one first responder tomorrow's race marks the end of a long journey. >> brian wilton waited years for the day to come. >> i decided to train for the new york city marathon four years ago. it's on my calendar, my to-do list,
the east coast marking a somber anniversary. one year ago superstorm sandy slammed ashore. hundreds of people in new york and new jersey homeless still. insurance payments have been averaging $55,000 a family. that $60 billion relief package passed in january cannot come soon enough. >>> millions of people across europe are trying to come to grips with widespread damage left by one of the worst storms in years. deadly winds and waves hammering one country after another left hundreds of thousands of people in the dark. >> reporter: the storm named st. jude, the patron saint of lost causes, has left a devastating mark with more than a dozen killed. the heart of london a crane buckling under the wind, collapsing. the building below evacuated. the deputy prime minister forced to call off a news conference. hundreds of trees uprooted, blocking roads and railway tracks. the gas lines of this home exploding. the storm marched in to northern europe. tossing trucks and snarling trains in the netherlands. in germany the audubon closed. the winds reaching 120 miles an hour in denmark. the stor
of super storm sandy, surprise, the mainstream media uses it as a chance to bring up global warming, we have report in the 10:00 hour. and this, the l.a. times will not publish letters to editor from climate change skeptics and they say the people are wrong. the u.k. bracing for the biggest storm in years, cancel canceled, outages and they're blaming global warming and they are. if you're in the market, you're making money, record territory for the dow maybe and certainly for the s&p 500 when we open up for business today. and then this, three men fishing for marlin. they hook a fish and it jumps into the boat threatening to impale the men and the one jumps off the boat to avoid the flaying marlin. it's a close call. when we made our commitment to the gulf, bp had two big goals: help the gulf recover and learn from what happened so we could be a better, safer energy company. i can tell you - safety is at the heart of everything we do. we've added cutting-edge technology, like a new deepwater well cap and a state-of-the-art monitoring center, whe experts watch over all drilling activity
to bill rudin. >> on the anniversary of hurricane sandy and its impact. also "consumer reports" reliability ratings are in for the first time on tesla's model s. the results are rather surprising. we'll tell you how that car is faring and what it could mean for this momentum stock. that's coming up later on the "closing bell." the most free re, customizable charts, powerful screening tools, and guaranteed 1-second trades. and at the center of it all is a surprisingly low price -- just $7.95. in fact, fidelity gives you lower trade commissions than schwab, td ameritrade, and etrade. i'm monica santiago of fidelity investments, and low fees and commissions are another reason serious investors are choosing fidelity. now get 200 free trades when you open an account. >>> welcome back. dominic chu, what's going on with amazon? >> amazon is lower, bill. it's kind of drifting near session lows today. they're being helped to the downside by a recommendation of sell over at standpoint research, they've also attached a $280 price target to the stock, citing of other things valuation. also
, including at least six big rigs. >> the bond created by hurricane sandy was evident. as people gathered by the thousands. the ceremony dubbed light of hope was held in new jersey with everyone raising lights in the sky. they shared words and songs of encouragement. they promised to stay strong as they struggle to rebuild. >>> some tiny sandy survivors had good reason to celebrate yesterday. a special birthday party held at the nyu medical center for the newborns who were forced to evacuate the hospital when the backup generators failed. those babies carried out by nurses during the storm just turned 1. the moms that gave birth that night talked about what happened when the power went out. >> i was asked can you walk? and i said yes. i didn't realize the question was can you walk down 13 flights of stairs. >> most of the infants slept through the ordeal. i take back everything i said about it being rough on me. >> exactly. imagine being a mom that just had a baby and asked to walk down 13 flights of stairs. >> probably dark stairs. >> oh, absolutely. the frightening thing was not only di
of superstorm sandy approaches, the state has announced creation of a 3-million-gallon gasoline reserve. there was a shortage for weeks after the storm. new york is creating its own reser reserve. >>> another wave of violence in iraq. people were killed and dozens wounded after a car bomb. al qaeda affiliates were thought to be responsible. >>> from saudi arabia tonight, some of the women who protested the ban against driving in that country yesterday have been fined or arrested. one newspaper said 14 women were detained. other reports said at least 16 were fined the equivalent of nearly $300. women activists vowed to continue their acts of defiance. >>> a setback to arrange an international peace conference to end the civil war in treaty. nine rebel groups issued a statement saying the proposed meeting in geneva next month would amount to a treason and those who attended would be held accountable. the president of iran said it would participate if invited. >>> in a sign of changing times in iran, the municipal government of tehran has voted that billboards denouncing the united states
under obamacare z a special report on a one-year anniversary of super storm sandy. why one town is having to force people into making repairs. and how an app can turn you into an online carp yoonist. >> thank you. see you then. >> britney spears music has seen criticism over the years but nothing like this. >> several hit songs being used to scare off somali pirates. >> that is the what sends pirates race waying the british navy prefers to use songs instead of guns. >> naf yat security says they thought pirates would hate it the most. it may be working. tacks are down so far this year. not when she wants to hear >> nochlt that is going to do it for us. thanks for watching. >>> welcome to "world news." tonight under fire, the white house fighting on two fronts, new calls to totally change the way america spies. and did president obama break a key promise to all americans about his health care plan. >>> hurricane sandy one year later, the families with their amazing survival stories, but are we ready for the next super storm? >>> made in america, you heard it here first, those oly
of superstorm sandy which flooded the east coast and left 150 nine people dead. people lined up along the new jersey coastline holding flashlights to light up the sky. on staten island, hundreds of people gathered at a beachside park to mark the time the storm made landfall. city isoomberg said the being rebuilt to better handle future storms. >> if another storm ever approaches our shores, it will be a far different city than from the one saint he left behind. a city much more able to withstand the kind of surging seawater's and punishing winds that sandy brought. we are building new york city stronger and smarter so we will be resilient to a broad range of extreme weather events in the future, including big coastal storms. >> thousands of people remain homeless from sandy one year after the storm. you can go to democracynow.org for our full coverage on sandy's one-year anniversary from tuesday's broadcast as well as one year ago. and those are some of the headlines. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. legaln to texas where a battle is being w
rampage against his own family. >> super storm sandy a year later: the new images to those who've been waiting welcome to covered california. the place to find quality, affordable coverage, and nobody can be denied because of a pre-existing condition. enroll today at coveredca.com. >> covering san rafael, pleasanton and all bay area this is abc7 news. >> good morning at 6:13. this is traffic at san rafael on 101 moving pretty well. the winds have really died down from how they were howling overnight. mike? >> tomorrow is the first anniversary of super storm sandy and the landfall on the eastern seaboard that devastated new york and new jersey. a year later, recovery is well underway. pictures show communities in the storm zone before and after. you can see the strong come back a year later. sandy is the nation's second most expensive weather disaster causing $65 billion in damage. the storm also left 182 people dead. >> also, a 25-year-old man is fading five couldn'ts -- counts of murder. he stabbed his cousin's wife and his four children in brooklyn. he was living with the cousin's fa
hurricane sandy torched a neighborhood. >> it's a disgrace that we waited this long. captioning sponsored by cbs captioning sponsored by cb this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. the head of the agency that oversees the government's health insurance web site appeared before congress today. marilyn tavenner, the administrator of the centers for medicare and medicaid services apologized for all of the problems with the site. she placed the blame on tardy contractors. that did not satisfy members of the house committee who were frustrated when tavenner would not answer some of the key questions. nancy cordes on capitol hill for us tonight. nancy. >> reporter: scott, the main thing members wanted to know was how many americans have managed to navigate this system and actually sign up for insurance. they asked her dozens of times, but she wouldn't answer. >> i want to apologize to you that the web site has not worked as well as it should. >> reporter: marilyn tavenner insisted today the obamacare web web site's poor performance had nothing to do with her unw
of superstorm sandy hich devastated the east coast . many are still recovering. -- recovering from that tragic storm. and it certainly was a major force to be reckoned with. that force of nature was at one point nearly 1,000 miles wide over the ocean front and when it landed in southern jersey, t was nearly 900 miles wide. impacted so many states, 24 states in number. felt the impact of that superstorm. it was devastation to property. it was devastation to lives. 162 people in the united states lost their lives. and the fact that the storm surged to some record proportions reminds us of the impact of climate change. now as a member of the new york legation in this house, my area received some mild impact from that superstorm, but ironically the year before, hurricane irene and lee impacted the upstate region of new york and again devastated our area with loss of life, certainly of valuable farmland that was eroded and the damage to communities and businesses and farm piss across the upstate region. these are issues that are brought to mind this evening as we commemorate that one-year anniversa
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a sophisticated assault from the get-go. bill: also, it has been almost a-year since superstorm sandy slammed the northeast. the recovery efforts one year later, how is it going? a iconic american landmark reopening for the first time since that storm. the day we rescued riley, was a truly amazing day. without angie's list, i don't know if we could have found all the services we needed for our riley. for over 18 years we've helped people take care of the things that matter most. join today at angieslist.com if you have business idea, we have a personalized legal solution that's right for you. with easy step-by-step guidance, we're here to help you turn your dream into a reality. start your business today with legalzoom. martha: hard to believe, nearly one year ago, that superstorm sandy rocked the northeast, affected millions of americans as it barreled onshore. today, so many people along the coast are still recovering. they're working to rebuild their homes and their communities, but while some progress has been made there's still a lot, a lot, trust me, that needs to be done. watch this. >
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